Continental Army Encampment at Morristown

Continental Army Encampment at Morristown (HM675)

Location: Morristown, NJ 07960 Morris County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 47.974', W 74° 29.869'

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1777 1781

The Artillery Park

The artillery under Gen. Henry Knox and the artificers under Col. Jeduthan Baldwin were encamped on this hillside during 1779-80. The soldiers were housed in huts. The guns were parked along this road. The horses were pastured in what is now Burnham Park.

Erected by Morristown Post
Number 59 - American Legion
November 11, 1932
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HM NumberHM675
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Year Placed1932
Placed ByAmerican Legion - Post Number 59
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 7:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 542362 N 4516628
Decimal Degrees40.79956667, -74.49781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.974', W 74° 29.869'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 58.44" N, 74° 29' 52.14" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13-33 County Hwy 510, Morristown NJ 07960, US
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